'Taste of the Nation,' Angry shrimp

The event is a fundraiser for Share our Strength," a national organization working to end childhood hunger.

Steve Chiappetti of Viand visits ABC7 Chicago to share more about Taste of the Nation and to show a dish that his restaurant will be featuring.

Taste of the Nation Chicago

August 11, 2008

6-9 p.m.

Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago

For tickets call 1-877-26TASTE or visit www.tasteofthenation.org.

Angry shrimp with BBQ beans

Steve Chiappetti

Shrimp, 8 pc

Cumin,1 tsp

Curry powder, 1 tbsp

Cinnamon, one-half tsp

Cayenne powder, 1 tsp or as hot as you like it

Dried onion flake, 3 tbsp

Pinto beans, 2 cups

BBQ sauce recipe, 1 cup


  • In a bowl cover the dried onion flakes with water and let sit for an hour.

  • Rinse shrimp and pat dry with a paper towel.

  • Clean the grill and rub with a towel dipped in corn oil

  • Mix all the dry spices in a bowl and add as much salt and pepper as you like and stir.

  • Toss the shrimp in it. Place on the grill and cook till fully prepared.

  • In a pot mix the bbq sauce and beans to get them hot.

  • Drain the access water from the dried onion flakes and put the onion flakes in a bowl with some of the bbq sauce and toss the shrimp in it. Then serve with the beans.

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